[EM] Public elections are the ones that matter.

MIKE OSSIPOFF nkklrp at hotmail.com
Sat Nov 12 18:13:23 PST 2005

The use of better voting systems in organizations, meetings, committees, 
etc. is important because it provides precedent for the adoption of better 
voting systems for public elections.

For that reason, organizations should be encouraged to use methods that 
would be good proposals in public elections, so that the precedent will be 

Public voting systems are the mechanism that (if a good one is used and 
honestly counted) translate expressed public wishes into public policy. 
Public policy affects every aspect of our material environment. Even a bird 
in a tree in the most remote forest is affected by public policy, and 
therefore by voting systems.

Mike Ossipoff

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